Integrative Therapy and Wellness, LLC Discusses: What is a Stroke?

Good Morning Readers, Our month of learning about different diseases continues:  Today I will educate you on What is a Stroke taken from: Knowing the signs of a stroke is the first step in stroke prevention. A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an ..Continue Reading

Integrative Physical Therapy addresses Parkinson’s and Physical Therapy, Part II

Good Morning Readers, This week I talked about Parkinson’s and what this disease is and how if affects people.  Today, I am going to talk about how Physical Therapy can help the Parkinson’s patient: Exercise and Physical Therapy Research has shown that regular exercise benefits people with Parkinson’s disease. Exercise: ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness, LLC, Talks about Parkinson’s Disease, What is it?

Good Morning Readers, The month of May is going to be an education month for Integrative Therapy and Wellness, LLC.  I will be writing about a common illness I see in the elderly or anyone and then discuss how Physical Therapy can help people with these illnesses.  Our first topic ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness shares Kim’s Passion

Good Morning Dear Readers, So many people are asking about my training and background I wanted to give an update: …The Woman Behind The Hands. Kim’s relationship oriented physical therapy practice extends from 30 years of experience at Barrow Neurological Institute and a variety of home, school, and community based ..Continue Reading

Neurological Treatment and Therapy

Good Morning Readers, As a Physical Therapist, so many questions come to me regarding Neurological Treatment and how Physical Therapy can help our patients:  Here are some answers:   Physical therapy is extremely important for patients who have had or who currently have neurological diseases or injuries.  Injuries to the ..Continue Reading

How Physical Therapy Can Help The Assisted Living Client

Good Morning Readers, So many families and family members ask me this?  How can PT help Mom or Dad now that they have moved to Assisted Living?  Doesn’t the Assisted Living Facility take care of everything? An assisted living community is designed for those individuals who can still function, but ..Continue Reading

Choosing Your Physical Therapist, How do You Find One?

Good Morning Readers, Today I am answering your questions about finding a Physical Therapist and what to look for.  This is your treatment and your recovery! Choosing Your Physical Therapist You are the most important member of your own health care team, and you are entitled to choose the most ..Continue Reading

What to do After a Fall was obtained from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes on Health.

Good Morning Readers, So many patients getting Physical Therapy are getting help after a fall.  I want to share this article from The National Institute on Aging: What To Do After A Fall When a caregiver (family member) witnesses a fall, proper and timely response is critical.  In fact, taking ..Continue Reading

Integrative Therapy and Wellness Educates about Gait and Balance Disorders

Good Morning Readers, As a Physical Therapist working in the Phoenix, Arizona area, I see so many clients that have Gait and Balance Disorders.  Here is some information and some ways to help. Gait and balance disorders are common in older adults and are a major cause of falls in ..Continue Reading

How I Encourage My Patients to Make a Healthy Lifestyle Change by Integrative Therapy and Wellness, LLC

Good Morning Readers, Changing your lifestyle, not easy right?  But it can be done.  By utilizing Physical Therapy you too can maintain a Healthy Lifestyle so you can Engage in Life and Engage in Wellness.  Read on…… I have recently discussed Pain Management, Adaptive Equipment, Fall Risks, Nutrition and a ..Continue Reading